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USA seeks to drive regime-change by starving the people of Syria

By:Reneva Fourie

The United States of America has intensified its economic warfare against the people of Syria. Battered by a 9-year war that resulted in investment and capital flight; and infrastructure and industry destruction, Covid-19 came as a heavy blow to the ailing Syrian economy. The most devastating however has been the ongoing, escalating, illegally imposed USA-driven, and European Union supported, sanctions against Syria. 

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Ambassador Ja’fari: “Main Victim of Caesar Act is The Syrian Citizen.”

 

The Caesar Act comes at a time when the whole world is suffering not only in the health arena (Covid-19) but also in the financial one.

 Syria specifically is suffering from great duress. Coming out of a ten year long war which has exhausted the country in all its sectors, Syria now faces more hardship.

Sanctions have long plagued Syria, European and American ones. Since the war started on Syria, the USA and the West have sanctioned Syria, starting with Syrian companies and Syrian individuals and ending with non Syrians that trade with Syria.

President of Canadian Peace Congress labels U.S. recent sanctions on Syria as "grotesque and inexcusable"

Peace, disarmament,  international cooperation and friendship are more urgently needed than ever, according to president of the Canadian Peace Congress Miguel Figueroa, who called on the U.S. to immediately rescind the "Caesar Act" and other sanctions against Syria. 
 
In an interview with Syria Times e-newspaper, Figueroa said that the elusive peace will only be genuinely secured when all countries respect the full equality, independence and sovereignty of states, and end military and economic aggression and other forms of interference into the internal affairs of other countries.

Syrian expert’s proposal irked John Bolton in 2005

President of the United Nations Association (UNA) of Syria Prof. George Jabbour has argued that the US Senate does not represent the People of African Descent (PAD), proposing the amendment of the electoral system in the Senate so that the PAD could achieve more proportional presentation in it.
 
His proposal, which was made in 2005 when he was a member of the working group of experts on People of African Descent in Geneva, irked the then US Under Secretary of State John Bolton.

An opinion article on Swedish daily argues the injustice of sanctions on Syria

With the aim of putting pressure on the Swedish government and informing people in Sweden about the unjust sanctions against Syria, Patrik Paulov and Fadia Restom wrote an opinion article published by Aftonbladet, Swedish biggest daily. 
 
The article affirmed that the sanctions that have been imposed on Syria since 2011 have hit hard the population, which has suffered greatly from war and terror.